pediatrics

How to Implement a Sensory Diet in the Classroom

In this episode, Natalie and Jess talk with pediatric OT Amy Seymore about the range of sensory based and sensory integration treatments for children. They also discuss strategies to implement in a classroom to help children with sensory processing and modulation difficulties to remain focused and engaged.

2020-05-03T10:18:43-07:00May 3rd, 2020|

Digital Media in Childhood Development

This episode was inspired by the article "10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should be Banned for Children Under Age 12" which was published in the Huffington Post by a pediatric OT. Natalie and Jess review the evidence behind each argument and how as practitioners, we can better educate parents on safe and appropriate use of digital media.

2020-04-19T08:22:52-07:00April 19th, 2020|

Pediatric Rheumatoid Arthritis

This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Talitha Cox about pediatric rheumatoid arthritis. We discuss the signs and symptoms, how arthritis influences occupational performance in kids, and review assessment and intervention considerations. This episode is eligible for CEU credits!

2019-09-01T16:22:09-07:00September 1st, 2019|

Auditory Processing

This week we interview Shelley Francis, and discuss sensory needs, and auditory processing disorder in particular, in children.

2019-07-26T08:20:26-07:00April 28th, 2019|

How to Implement a Sensory Diet in the Classroom

In this episode, Natalie and Jess talk with pediatric OT Amy Seymore about the range of sensory based and sensory integration treatments for children. They also discuss strategies to implement in a classroom to help children with sensory processing and modulation difficulties to remain focused and engaged.

2019-02-24T11:53:11-08:00February 24th, 2019|

NICU Certification Exam

Jess and Natalie talk with Bobbi Pindea about a new neonatal certification provided through the Neonatal Therapy National Certification Board. We discuss the specifics of the exam, prerequisites, and tips for taking the exam. 

2019-07-26T08:18:38-07:00September 24th, 2018|

Family-Guided Routines in Early Intervention

Jess and Natalie talk Julie Jones about a new intervention, Family-Guided Routines, for families in early intervention services. We discuss how this approach fits in with early intervention services, and how OT's can use this approach to ensure positive changes. 

2019-07-26T08:18:38-07:00September 10th, 2018|

Psychosocial Impact of Childhood Obesity

Natalie and Jess talk with Brittany Saviers about the psychosocial impact of childhood obesity. We discuss the physical and mental health implications of obesity in development, as well as ways that we can reduce the psychosocial impact as occupational therapists.

2018-01-07T09:09:14-08:00November 5th, 2017|